Grand Central Publishing
On Sale: August 18, 2015
Featuring: Crawford Hunt; Holly Spencer
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Thriller | Romance Suspense
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra
Brown comes a gripping story of family ties and forbidden
Crawford Hunt wants his daughter back. Following the
death of his wife four years ago, Crawford, a Texas Ranger,
fell into a downward spiral that left him relegated to desk
work and with his five-year-old daughter Georgia in the
custody of her grandparents. But Crawford has cleaned up his
act, met all the court imposed requirements, and now the
fate of his family lies with Judge Holly Spencer.
Holly, ambitious and confident, temporarily occupies the
bench of her recently deceased mentor. With an election
upcoming, she must prove herself worthy of making her
judgeship permanent. Every decision is high-stakes.
Despite Crawford's obvious love for his child and his
commitment to being an ideal parent, Holly is wary of his
checkered past. Her opinion of him is radically changed when
a masked gunman barges into the courtroom during the custody
hearing. Crawford reacts instinctively, saving Holly from a
But his heroism soon takes on the taint of recklessness.
The cloud over him grows even darker after he uncovers a
horrifying truth about the courtroom gunman and realizes
that the unknown person behind the shooting remains at large
. . .and a threat.
Catching the real culprit becomes a personal fight for
Crawford. But pursuing the killer in his customary diehard
fashion will jeopardize his chances of gaining custody of
his daughter, and further compromise Judge Holly Spencer,
who needs protection not only from an assassin, but from
Crawford himself and the forbidden attraction between them.
FRICTION will keep you on the edge of your seat with
breathtaking plot twists and the unforgettable characters
that make Sandra Brown one of the world's best-loved
authors. It is an extraordinary novel about the powerful
ties that bind us to the ones we love and the secrets we
keep to protect them.
1 comment posted.
I think it sounds like another great Sandra Brown novel!!
(Jane Simmons 5:51pm August 22, 2015)
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